Snowfall Drapes Kashmir White Again; Flights Cancelled, Highway Closed

Snowfall Drapes Kashmir White Again; Flights Cancelled, Highway Closed
A man rows his shikara in the famous Dal-Lake, amid heavy snowfall which started on Saturday morning in the Valley. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
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Authorities on Saturday said that all flights to and from Srinagar airport were delayed in the morning and had to be finally cancelled due to the incapability of clearing runway amid snowfall. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway was suspended on Saturday after fresh snowfall and slippery conditions across Jawahar tunnel. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Srinagar recorded minus 2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 1.3 and Gulmarg minus 4.8 as the minimum temperature of the day. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Over 3 inches of snow had accumulated on the ground at most places in the plains of the valley till noon while reports said, moderate to heavy snowfall was continuing in the higher reaches. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Even though Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) had geared up after the prediction by weatherman, the movement of traffic was disrupted due to the accumulation of snow in the city. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
The weather office has predicted an improvement in overall weather conditions from Sunday onwards. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Most people in the valley preferred to remain indoors in the morning due to the snow and slippery road conditions. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
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